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Manuela Tobias is a staff writer at PolitiFact. Previously, she interned at Politico Magazine, New York Magazine and the New Yorker. A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Manuela graduated from Georgetown University, where she majored in comparative literature.

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Fact-checking Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union speech

PolitiFact is fact-checking President Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union speech.

PolitiFact previews Donald Trump's State of the Union address

President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address Jan. 30. Get ready with our review of his past claims on key topics, and join us as we fact-check him live, along with the Democratic response. 

Fact-checking Donald Trump's fake news awards

President Donald Trump called out some of the biggest U.S. news organizations in his promised "fake news awards" Jan. 18, 2018. 

The top 10 most viewed fact-checks of 2017

During President Donald Trump’s first year in office, nothing drew eyeballs to our site quite like the president’s words.

The Trump team’s falsehoods of 2017

President Donald Trump made many inaccurate statements in 2017. His White House team seems to be following in his footsteps when defending him.

Fake news in the Alabama Senate race surges before Election Day

With Republican Roy Moore's reported history with underage girls looming large, Alabama voters have been getting more than their share of bad information.

From Arctic tundra to church, here's what else GOP tax bills might change

As negotiators from the House and Senate prepare to hash out the final bill to send to President Donald Trump, we decided to unpack a few of the notable non-tax provisions tucked into each bill.

Donald Trump retweets anti-Muslim videos from far-right Britain First

The veracity of the videos is dubious, and their objective as well as President Donald Trump’s retweets ignited wide condemnation.

The House and Senate tax bills, explained

A look at how the House and Senate tax bills are similar and different -- and how they could affect poorer and richer Americans.

The origins of Thanksgiving

Before gobbling turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie, some of you might wonder where the Thanksgiving tradition originated.